WWE SummerSlam to be broadcast live in theaters


WWE posted the following:


STAMFORD, Connecticut, July 22, 2021 – WWE® (NYSE: WWE) and Iconic Events Releasing today announced a new partnership that brings SummerSlam, WWE’s biggest event in 2021, to theaters nationwide for the premiere time. The event will be broadcast live on Saturday, August 21 at 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT and will be one of the first sporting events to be held at full capacity at Allegiant Stadium, and the first time it will be held at a venue in the NFL.

“Iconic Events Releasing is proud to partner with WWE to bring their incredible brand to theaters coast to coast,” said Steve Bunnell, CEO of Iconic. “SummerSlam is a renowned event that demands to be seen on the big screen, with great sound, in an auditorium filled with enthusiastic fans.”

Iconic Events Releasing offers live and filmed entertainment of all types in movie theaters as special limited-engagement events, so fans can come together to watch their favorites on the big screen. Programming includes live pay-per-view sports, music and comedy specials, comedy events, award-winning TV shows, Broadway productions, exciting holiday specials, family events, live events. direct to the releases of albums, rock concerts and musical materials that Celebrate Diversity.

Iconic’s National Theater Network represents the nation’s preeminent theaters offering enhanced customer experiences, high-quality catering and reserved seating for families to enjoy an evening watching SummerSlam live at their local theater. .

Tickets to see SummerSlam live in theaters are now on sale at local theater box offices and at wweliveinheaters.com. About WWEWWE, a Public Company (NYSE: WWE), is an integrated media organization and a recognized leader in global entertainment. The Company is made up of a portfolio of companies that create and deliver original content 52 weeks a year to a global audience. WWE is committed to providing family-friendly entertainment on its television programming, pay-per-view channels, digital media and publishing platforms. WWE TV-PG programming can be seen in over 900 million homes worldwide in 28 languages ​​through world-class distribution partners including NBCUniversal, FOX Sports, BT Sport, Sony India and Rogers. WWE’s award-winning network includes all live pay-per-views, scheduled programming and a huge library of on-demand videos and is currently available in over 180 countries. 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